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The Love Game ➽ [Reading] ➿ The Love Game By Emma Hart ➲ – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk An internationally bestselling novelHis challenge Make her fall in love with himHer challenge Play the playerUntil life changes the rules of the gameMaddie Stevens hated Braden Carter on sight Arrogan An internationally bestselling novelHis challenge Make her fall in love with himHer challenge Play the playerUntil life changes the rules of the gameMaddie Stevens hated Braden Carter on sight Arrogant egotistical and the playboy of the University of California Berkeley he's everything her brother Pearce has taught her The Love PDF \ to despise So why when the girls challenge her to play the player doesn't she say no She doesn't know eitherBraden wanted fiery little Maddie the second he laid eyes on her and he'd do anything to have her hence why he's agreed to make her fall in love with him After all it's the only way he'll get what he wants SexBut as Braden discovers there's to the girl from Brooklyn than he ever imagined and he can't help but care about the broken girl behind those pretty green eyesMaddie finds Braden isn't just a walking erection he actually has feelings He can be sweet funny and his good looks don't exactly hurt That means trouble but when her brother Pearce turns up in Berkeley begging for her help she realises Braden and Pearce aren't so alike anyAnd maybe just maybe they're exactly what each other needs.


10 thoughts on “The Love Game

  1. Farah *Professor Dean& Farah *Professor Dean& says:

    45 starsLoved this book was a uick fun readIf you liked the movie 'How to loose a guy in 10 days' and 'Two Can play that Game' than this book is for you DBraden Carter is a 'ladies man' a wham bham thank you maam sorta guy The ultimate Playboy He is handsome a charmer and he basically uses woman for sexMaddie Stevens hates men like him Period When Maddies friends dare her to make him fall in love with her easy peezyMaddie Stevens Your mission should you choose to accept it”Is to play the player at his own gameShe accepts the challenge because there is No Way she will allow herself to fall for a guy like him Braden embodies everything I hate He's arrogant egotistical and a pig I'm not likely to fall in love with thatBradens friends on a bet of there own dare him to make HER fall in love with him; because he is such a player and a smoooth talker the challenge is easyBraden Carter doesn't fall in love If he has a rulebook that's it right above the rule that says rules are for losersThey each have a month As soon as they start spending time together they discover there's to each other than initially thought They start liking each otherBecause I hate everything he represents to females And he's a good kisserAnd that's totally contradictoryI swallow my heart thudding in my chest Apparently with the realization I'm falling in love with him comes the realization that he can turn me to a puddle of red hot bubbling needy desperately wanting him mush MaddieAnd that's the problem When she smiles at me really smiles I can see her turning me into a falling in love kinda guy That makes her dangerous too fuckin' dangerous and I gotta get her in bed and walk away before it's too lateAll I know is now I do care and the game is becoming something It's becoming real than anything I've ever known It's becoming something I can hold on to Something Maddie can hold on to BradenMaddie the broken girl And Braden the sweet and caring guyWhen Maddie's brother Pearce shows up her past collides with her present and everything she ran away from comes back to haunt herBraden is the only one that makes her feel better and in the end somewhere inbetween the Love Game they fall for each other And fall in love WITH each otherOne of my hands holds the small of her back as we move together and I know right now is the exact moment I fall the rest of the way in love with Maddie StevensWhat happens when the truth comes out?Congratulations you won” He looks at me his eyes raw with pain yet his face completely blank “Consider it a success Maddie You got what you wanted” Braden finds out about operation Play the player and is angry with Maddie and soon Maddie finds out about Hump and Dump Maddieview spoilerMaddie runs away to Brooklyn to see her dad and her best friend AbbiAbbi gives her some real good advice We have to tell people sometimes Because they don't always know It's a little word that means a lot Sometimes love is all you need even when you think you don't Sometimes you just have to say it”Not to worry There is a HEA they are exactly what each other needs and wantsIt's not like it was before you Maddie not at all I might be just as lonely and just as pathetic but it's not the same because there will never be another you It's not fucking possibleYou could go to the ends of the Earth and love would still follow you there It's not a place or a memory oh no Love is something inside you something that only you can feel because your love is yours You'll never leave it behind You could go cross country cross oceans or travel to the moon and that love? It'll still be there tucked away in a dark corner of your heart just waiting for you to acknowledgeYou It's just you No one else Without you it's all fucking pointless Without you” hide spoiler


  2. Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder& Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder& says:

    ⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱Enjoyable But Meh⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱ Re readThe book centers around Maddie ‘Mads’ Stevens 18 the Princess of University of California Berkeley and Braden ‘Bray’ William Carter 18 turns 19 the Playboy of the University of California Berkeley Maddie accept the ‘mission’ her friends put on; play the player hump him then dump him Braden himself accepts a ‘mission’ of his own; get her to fall in love with me fuck her then dump her Both has a month on them What they didn't expect was to fall into their own trap Overall Maddie was really judgmental She the kind that judge what she see She's also a little dramatic when it comes to her brother She builds up this fear to meeting him and then when the meeting happens there's actually nothing to fear Though I can relate very much to her having a drug abuser as a brother We're actually uite similar to our feelings when it comes to said brotherBut yeah she's a bit dramatic I mean just look at the last chapters they both played each other and then she thinks he's better off without her? And those last chapter we could've gone without It was to make drama without drama and it only made it anti climatic The book was still enjoyable I read it in one go and I had a few smiles here and there It was cute and I like Braden as a character and once Maddie opens up a bit she becomes likable I don't like how she compares Braden to her brother though To me they are the opposite Anyways I don't regret re reading this one But I'm lowering the rating thoughOther Characters The list is a bit long so I've put it in a spoilers tagview spoiler→ Kayleigh ‘Kay’ bi though she prefers girls and friend of Maddie since the start of the semester 5 weeks ago→ Kyle friend of Maddie and who has his sights set on her→ Lila friend of Maddie since the start of the semester 5 weeks ago and Ryan's girlfriend→ Megan ‘Megs’ ‘Meggy’ friend of Maddie since the start of the semester 5 weeks ago Ahe and Braden both come from the same town and their parents are uite close so they grew up together Besides Maddie's group she's about the only girl at the party that isn't falling at his feet As they are like brother and sister best friends → Aston friend of Braden→ Ryan ‘Ry’ friend of Braden→ Tony Adams friend of Braden→ Pearce 22 Maddie's older brother They are not close Always want money from Maddie Their mom died three years ago was a victim of a drive by shooting Pearce turned to drugs after the death of their mom though have been using before her death Maddie is close to her dad though but he's depressed and barley living → Abigail ‘Abbi’ Jenkins Maddie's old best friend who loved Pearce He controlled her and abused her and drove her to attempted suicide view spoilerShe's in an institution' for mentally ill teens outside of Brooklyn She's alive but she's not really living hide spoiler


  3. Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog says:

    Four Stars “Maddie Stevens Your mission should you choose to accept it” She grins and puts her hand out “Is to play the player at his own game Do you accept?”I inhale deeply every bit of my mind screaming at me to say no and run Play the player “Accepted” So this book was brought to my attention yesterday and as soon as I read the description I wanted to read it I don’t know This was exactly the type of book I was looking for A little angst a strong heroine and a player that needed to be taken down a peg or two Yep I was all over this For some reason this story kinda reminded me of that movie How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days Granted I was not a big fan of that movie but the basic plot is pretty similar Both the Hh were playing each other Like the movie we know how it all ends but unlike the movie the actual story itself is actually entertaining Seeing these two fight their feelings made this book hard to put down “Challenge accepted boys” I say resting my arms behind my head “One month from now Maddie Stevens will be in love with me and in my bed You can count on that shit” Braden Braden will do anything to get Maddie into his bed He wants her Badly Even desperate enough to make a wager with his friends To get Maddie to fall in love with him get in her knickers and dump her It’s a done deal right? I mean no woman can resist such a player Braden can be such an asshat However Maddie has her own plans Braden personifies everything Maddie hates He’s arrogant smug and a big time womanizer She left all that behind when she moved from Brooklyn to Berkeley When her friends come up with a plan to teach the infamous Braden a lesson to be humped and dumped Maddie reluctantly agrees Her mission To get Braden to fall in love with her sleep with him then dump himall within a monthWhat these two didn’t plan was actually falling for each other Oh trust me they fought their feelings with all their might but you knew what was going to happen But when both find out each other’s motives can their fake relationship survive? “I’m not possessive over you Maddie” he says into my ear “I’m protective and there’s a difference I’d never try to control you or tell you what you can and can’t do but I know every guy i this frat house wants to be me right now And you know why? It’s because you’re so fucking beautiful” My breath catches in my throat “They all want you but I have you and there’s not a chance I’m gonna risk one of them taking you from me all right? So yes Angel yes you are fucking mine” And there it is The main reason why I enjoyed this book Possessive and jealous Braden You guys know how much I love these types of Heroes Now don’t get your panties in a twist Braden isn’t really over the top but it was just enough to uench my appetite However there were a few drawbacks to this story One the constant repetitiveness No I can’t feel this way This is starting to feel like than a bet I’m scared of my feelings I’m developingso on and so forth Second I kinda wanted of an ending The story just ended a little too abruptly An actual epilogue would’ve been nice So there you have it Aside from those two negatives the story is pretty good and it was hard to pass up Enjoy


  4. Amanda Amanda says:

    Items ticked off 20Why I still YES STILL hate New Adult part 4 She's not hot enough to bang though so she won't be around for that long Because in New Adult we separate the main female characters from other female characters by categorizing them as 'bangable' If I'm gonna play this guy at his own game and make him fall in love with me he's gonna respect me while he does it”“And that honey is why you are the perfect girl for the job” Because in New Adult it is always the 'good girl' that is the only one to cure the hero Because she is worth respecting unlike the other sexually active women in the story Ugh Go look in a mirror and practice being a Barbie doll She's practically a life size one anyway Because in New Adult if a woman who is not the heroine shows any interest in the hero she is devoid of human emotions and thus not worth treating with respect “The fact I nearly punched him in the face”“Why would I think any differently? Isn't that what you're supposed to do?” Because in New Adult violence is encouraged And in this case if a man tells the truth he deserves a punching apparently Angel it's only because I know you're not like most girls Because in New Adult you're expected to love a hero that looks down on the women he sleeps in Don't fuck with me Braden Not today I'm not gonna sit here and deal with a bunch of fake boobed whores coming up to me and telling me how I'm not your 'usual type' Because in New Adult the heroine slutshames the women that used to sleep with the heroAnd some other reasons for disliking this bookStereotyping of bisexuality Some truly disturbing conversations A predictable plot The book is in dire need of editing The hero The heroine All their friendsI think that's it


  5. • Lisa • • Lisa • says:

    4 PLAY THE PLAYER STARSA game of love where both sides are being played Oh yes I knew from the blurb that I would fall hook line and sinker for this story Here's the formula for this book One insanely hot male one gorgeous female college parties crazy friends misunderstandings falling in love dual POV easy peasy writing style all combined together to make Lisa one happy readerMaddie and Braden are one CUTE couple problem is they both have their own agenda and are so involved in achieving playing each other that they don't realise they have found true love ue the Lisa book butterfliesBraden Man whore with a secret heart you know I'm cheering here my favourite type of hero Braden loves his status as college heartthrob this boy is ALL about the ladies but as the story develops so does our resident bed hopper uadruple sigh Maddie independent determined and gorgeous a combination that's got her noticed by her fellow college students Maddies past is tainted with sadness and heartache she is a reliable friend sister and daughter I found her to be a truly loveable heroineThis is my kind of book sit back enjoy smile laugh full of light hearted love with enough depth from the characters to make it a great story All the perfect book bits that make me grab those stars for a high ratingLOVED every page and chapter I hope you do too GO GET IT4 'we were not supposed to fall in love' stars


  6. Akanksha❤ Søren♰ Akanksha❤ Søren♰ says:

    Did you you know blow his whistle?”“Did you suck his lollipop?”“Well did he bite your burger?”“What on earth is that?” Kay tries and fails to get the words out“It's licking um y'know” Megan shakes her head and laughs“Okay so was there bean flicking?”“Did he play with the bait while he went fishing?”Cute book lovely characters I liked them all looking forward for the next book in this seriesOnly the whole 'how the plannedmade' the bet was immature appart from that the book had a nice story


  7. Mo Mo says:

    Technically I should steer clear of NA books I am 48 I have a son who will be 18 soon But I cave in now and again and find a gem And this was a gem of a book I really enjoyed itBraden and Maddie are both 19 studying at the University of California Berkeley She is originally from Brooklyn Am I actually doing this? I was under the impression that college meant growing up but I was wrong I feel like I’m thirteen again and trying to trick my lifetime crush into admitting he’s crushing on me too They are both playing the game and someone is going to get hurt I just have to remember to hate him Maddie reaches up and tugs her hair from its holder Her fiery red curls fan out around her shoulders They came across as being fairly mature most of the time I really liked both characters and their friends also I hate Sundays There’s something so fucking dull about them OMG tell me about it I hate fucking Sundays


  8. *J* Too Many Books Too Little Time *J* Too Many Books Too Little Time says:

    45 StarsWell Written checkNo cheesy dialogue checkNo annoying heroine or hero checkGreat supporting characters checkNo over done storyline checkSome steamy sex checkStandalone no cliffhanger with a HEA checkDing Ding Dingwe have a winner I really enjoyed The Love Game It was like the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days It was entertaining I pretty much read it from beginning to end in one sitting Maddie and Braden are both in college With the help of their friends respectively they each devise a game Play the Player aka Braden and Operation bed the girl next door aka Maddie However somewhere along the way the game changes for both of themI really liked Maddie she's sweet sexy and smart and Braden he may have been the resident playboy but underneath all of that he was so kind and loving to Maddie They really brought out the best in each other And all of their friends were great supporting characters too Perhaps we'll get other books about them hint hintIf you saw the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days then you can guess how this one will end But despite that I still enjoyed the journey Definitely recommend


  9. Mariℓina Mariℓina says:

    I really liked it I'm sure Megan and Ashton are the next couple woohooAll the secondary characters were really fun to read about and i hope we get a story from Abbi' s POVThe book was a fun read very easy with a good flow not overdone or perplexed not too emotionaly charged either except on some issues that complications were really a necessity and also carried a a vibe of familiarityLast but not least the uotes alone you can gather from the girl talks are hilariousBuddy Read with Jxxx Barb and Deanna


  10. Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ @bookwormthoughts Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ @bookwormthoughts says:

    35 Stars for meBraden is a heartbreaker a player and the girls want to teach him a lesson Maddie is the girl for the job Just don’t fall in love with him Maddie ♥So Maddie is challenged by the girls to play the player make him fall in love have sex and then meanly dump himBraden is challenged by the boys to make her fall in love with him so he can get the one thing he wants from her – sex Will the rules of the game change? How will it end? “I know its game over – but not in the way I thought” How will they feel about each other? “You can run all you like but I’ll catch up with you every time and when I do I’m gonna try and prove to you how right we are together” is a sweet sweet story extremely light hearted with some fabulously funny one liners “Well did he bite your burger?” We’re not talking about a hamburger here LolIt also has some beautiful moments ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ I believe that each of us have someone out there that will love us no matter what I like to believe thatLove is beautiful it's free from judgement and it never condemns It enlightens it embraces and it makes even the hardest day worth living through Who wouldn't want to believe in that? “Because it will happen to each of us One day we’ll get so lost in love that we won’t be able to find our way back out” There are deeper issues in this book which I think could have been furthered explored and developed and for me this would have added something extra to the story Buddy read with Barb Deanna Marilina


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10 thoughts on “The Love Game

  1. Farah *Professor Dean& Farah *Professor Dean& says:

    45 starsLoved this book was a uick fun readIf you liked the movie 'How to loose a guy in 10 days' and 'Two Can play that Game' than this book is for you DBraden Carter is a 'ladies man' a wham bham thank you maam sorta guy The ultimate Playboy He is handsome a charmer and he basically uses woman for sexMaddie Stevens hates men like him Period When Maddies friends dare her to make him fall in love with her easy peezyMaddie Stevens Your mission should you choose to accept it”Is to play the player at his own gameShe accepts the challenge because there is No Way she will allow herself to fall for a guy like him Braden embodies everything I hate He's arrogant egotistical and a pig I'm not likely to fall in love with thatBradens friends on a bet of there own dare him to make HER fall in love with him; because he is such a player and a smoooth talker the challenge is easyBraden Carter doesn't fall in love If he has a rulebook that's it right above the rule that says rules are for losersThey each have a month As soon as they start spending time together they discover there's to each other than initially thought They start liking each otherBecause I hate everything he represents to females And he's a good kisserAnd that's totally contradictoryI swallow my heart thudding in my chest Apparently with the realization I'm falling in love with him comes the realization that he can turn me to a puddle of red hot bubbling needy desperately wanting him mush MaddieAnd that's the problem When she smiles at me really smiles I can see her turning me into a falling in love kinda guy That makes her dangerous too fuckin' dangerous and I gotta get her in bed and walk away before it's too lateAll I know is now I do care and the game is becoming something It's becoming real than anything I've ever known It's becoming something I can hold on to Something Maddie can hold on to BradenMaddie the broken girl And Braden the sweet and caring guyWhen Maddie's brother Pearce shows up her past collides with her present and everything she ran away from comes back to haunt herBraden is the only one that makes her feel better and in the end somewhere inbetween the Love Game they fall for each other And fall in love WITH each otherOne of my hands holds the small of her back as we move together and I know right now is the exact moment I fall the rest of the way in love with Maddie StevensWhat happens when the truth comes out?Congratulations you won” He looks at me his eyes raw with pain yet his face completely blank “Consider it a success Maddie You got what you wanted” Braden finds out about operation Play the player and is angry with Maddie and soon Maddie finds out about Hump and Dump Maddieview spoilerMaddie runs away to Brooklyn to see her dad and her best friend AbbiAbbi gives her some real good advice We have to tell people sometimes Because they don't always know It's a little word that means a lot Sometimes love is all you need even when you think you don't Sometimes you just have to say it”Not to worry There is a HEA they are exactly what each other needs and wantsIt's not like it was before you Maddie not at all I might be just as lonely and just as pathetic but it's not the same because there will never be another you It's not fucking possibleYou could go to the ends of the Earth and love would still follow you there It's not a place or a memory oh no Love is something inside you something that only you can feel because your love is yours You'll never leave it behind You could go cross country cross oceans or travel to the moon and that love? It'll still be there tucked away in a dark corner of your heart just waiting for you to acknowledgeYou It's just you No one else Without you it's all fucking pointless Without you” hide spoiler

  2. Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder& Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder& says:

    ⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱Enjoyable But Meh⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱ Re readThe book centers around Maddie ‘Mads’ Stevens 18 the Princess of University of California Berkeley and Braden ‘Bray’ William Carter 18 turns 19 the Playboy of the University of California Berkeley Maddie accept the ‘mission’ her friends put on; play the player hump him then dump him Braden himself accepts a ‘mission’ of his own; get her to fall in love with me fuck her then dump her Both has a month on them What they didn't expect was to fall into their own trap Overall Maddie was really judgmental She the kind that judge what she see She's also a little dramatic when it comes to her brother She builds up this fear to meeting him and then when the meeting happens there's actually nothing to fear Though I can relate very much to her having a drug abuser as a brother We're actually uite similar to our feelings when it comes to said brotherBut yeah she's a bit dramatic I mean just look at the last chapters they both played each other and then she thinks he's better off without her? And those last chapter we could've gone without It was to make drama without drama and it only made it anti climatic The book was still enjoyable I read it in one go and I had a few smiles here and there It was cute and I like Braden as a character and once Maddie opens up a bit she becomes likable I don't like how she compares Braden to her brother though To me they are the opposite Anyways I don't regret re reading this one But I'm lowering the rating thoughOther Characters The list is a bit long so I've put it in a spoilers tagview spoiler→ Kayleigh ‘Kay’ bi though she prefers girls and friend of Maddie since the start of the semester 5 weeks ago→ Kyle friend of Maddie and who has his sights set on her→ Lila friend of Maddie since the start of the semester 5 weeks ago and Ryan's girlfriend→ Megan ‘Megs’ ‘Meggy’ friend of Maddie since the start of the semester 5 weeks ago Ahe and Braden both come from the same town and their parents are uite close so they grew up together Besides Maddie's group she's about the only girl at the party that isn't falling at his feet As they are like brother and sister best friends → Aston friend of Braden→ Ryan ‘Ry’ friend of Braden→ Tony Adams friend of Braden→ Pearce 22 Maddie's older brother They are not close Always want money from Maddie Their mom died three years ago was a victim of a drive by shooting Pearce turned to drugs after the death of their mom though have been using before her death Maddie is close to her dad though but he's depressed and barley living → Abigail ‘Abbi’ Jenkins Maddie's old best friend who loved Pearce He controlled her and abused her and drove her to attempted suicide view spoilerShe's in an institution' for mentally ill teens outside of Brooklyn She's alive but she's not really living hide spoiler

  3. Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog says:

    Four Stars “Maddie Stevens Your mission should you choose to accept it” She grins and puts her hand out “Is to play the player at his own game Do you accept?”I inhale deeply every bit of my mind screaming at me to say no and run Play the player “Accepted” So this book was brought to my attention yesterday and as soon as I read the description I wanted to read it I don’t know This was exactly the type of book I was looking for A little angst a strong heroine and a player that needed to be taken down a peg or two Yep I was all over this For some reason this story kinda reminded me of that movie How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days Granted I was not a big fan of that movie but the basic plot is pretty similar Both the Hh were playing each other Like the movie we know how it all ends but unlike the movie the actual story itself is actually entertaining Seeing these two fight their feelings made this book hard to put down “Challenge accepted boys” I say resting my arms behind my head “One month from now Maddie Stevens will be in love with me and in my bed You can count on that shit” Braden Braden will do anything to get Maddie into his bed He wants her Badly Even desperate enough to make a wager with his friends To get Maddie to fall in love with him get in her knickers and dump her It’s a done deal right? I mean no woman can resist such a player Braden can be such an asshat However Maddie has her own plans Braden personifies everything Maddie hates He’s arrogant smug and a big time womanizer She left all that behind when she moved from Brooklyn to Berkeley When her friends come up with a plan to teach the infamous Braden a lesson to be humped and dumped Maddie reluctantly agrees Her mission To get Braden to fall in love with her sleep with him then dump himall within a monthWhat these two didn’t plan was actually falling for each other Oh trust me they fought their feelings with all their might but you knew what was going to happen But when both find out each other’s motives can their fake relationship survive? “I’m not possessive over you Maddie” he says into my ear “I’m protective and there’s a difference I’d never try to control you or tell you what you can and can’t do but I know every guy i this frat house wants to be me right now And you know why? It’s because you’re so fucking beautiful” My breath catches in my throat “They all want you but I have you and there’s not a chance I’m gonna risk one of them taking you from me all right? So yes Angel yes you are fucking mine” And there it is The main reason why I enjoyed this book Possessive and jealous Braden You guys know how much I love these types of Heroes Now don’t get your panties in a twist Braden isn’t really over the top but it was just enough to uench my appetite However there were a few drawbacks to this story One the constant repetitiveness No I can’t feel this way This is starting to feel like than a bet I’m scared of my feelings I’m developingso on and so forth Second I kinda wanted of an ending The story just ended a little too abruptly An actual epilogue would’ve been nice So there you have it Aside from those two negatives the story is pretty good and it was hard to pass up Enjoy

  4. Amanda Amanda says:

    Items ticked off 20Why I still YES STILL hate New Adult part 4 She's not hot enough to bang though so she won't be around for that long Because in New Adult we separate the main female characters from other female characters by categorizing them as 'bangable' If I'm gonna play this guy at his own game and make him fall in love with me he's gonna respect me while he does it”“And that honey is why you are the perfect girl for the job” Because in New Adult it is always the 'good girl' that is the only one to cure the hero Because she is worth respecting unlike the other sexually active women in the story Ugh Go look in a mirror and practice being a Barbie doll She's practically a life size one anyway Because in New Adult if a woman who is not the heroine shows any interest in the hero she is devoid of human emotions and thus not worth treating with respect “The fact I nearly punched him in the face”“Why would I think any differently? Isn't that what you're supposed to do?” Because in New Adult violence is encouraged And in this case if a man tells the truth he deserves a punching apparently Angel it's only because I know you're not like most girls Because in New Adult you're expected to love a hero that looks down on the women he sleeps in Don't fuck with me Braden Not today I'm not gonna sit here and deal with a bunch of fake boobed whores coming up to me and telling me how I'm not your 'usual type' Because in New Adult the heroine slutshames the women that used to sleep with the heroAnd some other reasons for disliking this bookStereotyping of bisexuality Some truly disturbing conversations A predictable plot The book is in dire need of editing The hero The heroine All their friendsI think that's it

  5. • Lisa • • Lisa • says:

    4 PLAY THE PLAYER STARSA game of love where both sides are being played Oh yes I knew from the blurb that I would fall hook line and sinker for this story Here's the formula for this book One insanely hot male one gorgeous female college parties crazy friends misunderstandings falling in love dual POV easy peasy writing style all combined together to make Lisa one happy readerMaddie and Braden are one CUTE couple problem is they both have their own agenda and are so involved in achieving playing each other that they don't realise they have found true love ue the Lisa book butterfliesBraden Man whore with a secret heart you know I'm cheering here my favourite type of hero Braden loves his status as college heartthrob this boy is ALL about the ladies but as the story develops so does our resident bed hopper uadruple sigh Maddie independent determined and gorgeous a combination that's got her noticed by her fellow college students Maddies past is tainted with sadness and heartache she is a reliable friend sister and daughter I found her to be a truly loveable heroineThis is my kind of book sit back enjoy smile laugh full of light hearted love with enough depth from the characters to make it a great story All the perfect book bits that make me grab those stars for a high ratingLOVED every page and chapter I hope you do too GO GET IT4 'we were not supposed to fall in love' stars

  6. Akanksha❤ Søren♰ Akanksha❤ Søren♰ says:

    Did you you know blow his whistle?”“Did you suck his lollipop?”“Well did he bite your burger?”“What on earth is that?” Kay tries and fails to get the words out“It's licking um y'know” Megan shakes her head and laughs“Okay so was there bean flicking?”“Did he play with the bait while he went fishing?”Cute book lovely characters I liked them all looking forward for the next book in this seriesOnly the whole 'how the plannedmade' the bet was immature appart from that the book had a nice story

  7. Mo Mo says:

    Technically I should steer clear of NA books I am 48 I have a son who will be 18 soon But I cave in now and again and find a gem And this was a gem of a book I really enjoyed itBraden and Maddie are both 19 studying at the University of California Berkeley She is originally from Brooklyn Am I actually doing this? I was under the impression that college meant growing up but I was wrong I feel like I’m thirteen again and trying to trick my lifetime crush into admitting he’s crushing on me too They are both playing the game and someone is going to get hurt I just have to remember to hate him Maddie reaches up and tugs her hair from its holder Her fiery red curls fan out around her shoulders They came across as being fairly mature most of the time I really liked both characters and their friends also I hate Sundays There’s something so fucking dull about them OMG tell me about it I hate fucking Sundays

  8. *J* Too Many Books Too Little Time *J* Too Many Books Too Little Time says:

    45 StarsWell Written checkNo cheesy dialogue checkNo annoying heroine or hero checkGreat supporting characters checkNo over done storyline checkSome steamy sex checkStandalone no cliffhanger with a HEA checkDing Ding Dingwe have a winner I really enjoyed The Love Game It was like the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days It was entertaining I pretty much read it from beginning to end in one sitting Maddie and Braden are both in college With the help of their friends respectively they each devise a game Play the Player aka Braden and Operation bed the girl next door aka Maddie However somewhere along the way the game changes for both of themI really liked Maddie she's sweet sexy and smart and Braden he may have been the resident playboy but underneath all of that he was so kind and loving to Maddie They really brought out the best in each other And all of their friends were great supporting characters too Perhaps we'll get other books about them hint hintIf you saw the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days then you can guess how this one will end But despite that I still enjoyed the journey Definitely recommend

  9. Mariℓina Mariℓina says:

    I really liked it I'm sure Megan and Ashton are the next couple woohooAll the secondary characters were really fun to read about and i hope we get a story from Abbi' s POVThe book was a fun read very easy with a good flow not overdone or perplexed not too emotionaly charged either except on some issues that complications were really a necessity and also carried a a vibe of familiarityLast but not least the uotes alone you can gather from the girl talks are hilariousBuddy Read with Jxxx Barb and Deanna

  10. Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ @bookwormthoughts Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ @bookwormthoughts says:

    35 Stars for meBraden is a heartbreaker a player and the girls want to teach him a lesson Maddie is the girl for the job Just don’t fall in love with him Maddie ♥So Maddie is challenged by the girls to play the player make him fall in love have sex and then meanly dump himBraden is challenged by the boys to make her fall in love with him so he can get the one thing he wants from her – sex Will the rules of the game change? How will it end? “I know its game over – but not in the way I thought” How will they feel about each other? “You can run all you like but I’ll catch up with you every time and when I do I’m gonna try and prove to you how right we are together” is a sweet sweet story extremely light hearted with some fabulously funny one liners “Well did he bite your burger?” We’re not talking about a hamburger here LolIt also has some beautiful moments ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ I believe that each of us have someone out there that will love us no matter what I like to believe thatLove is beautiful it's free from judgement and it never condemns It enlightens it embraces and it makes even the hardest day worth living through Who wouldn't want to believe in that? “Because it will happen to each of us One day we’ll get so lost in love that we won’t be able to find our way back out” There are deeper issues in this book which I think could have been furthered explored and developed and for me this would have added something extra to the story Buddy read with Barb Deanna Marilina

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